Lina Mayfleet and her family live in the City of Ember, the last known city left after some kind of catastrophe. At least that's what the citizens of Ember believe. Years and years ago, during dangerous and uncertain times, a select group of people where chosen and sent to live in a carefully planned underground city in order to preserve the human race. Those arrangements were meant to be temporary. Now the government strictly rations the dwindling supplies of food and other necessities. The failing generator leaves the people of Ember in the dark more and more often and for longer periods of time. Everyone begins to worry. Lina and her friend Doon Harrow are no exception. Then they discover fragments of a list of instructions on how and when to exit the City of Ember and return to the surface of the Earth. However, not everyone wants to leave Ember. Disbelief, fear and the Mayor's deception stop others from believing that something might exist beyond the City of Ember. Lina and Doon need to decipher the old document quickly, for time is running out. Check catalog for availability.
Submitted by Valerie @ MPL Central